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Senate Interim Study

Nuclear Power Plants

Subject This interim study would assess the feasibility of building and operating nuclear power plants in this state.
Time 9:00am
Location ,


    Interim Study 2023-13

    Nuclear Power Plants

    Requestor: Senator Nathan Dahm

    Interim Study 2023-61

    Possible Expansion in Oklahoma of Electricity Generated by Nuclear Energy

    Requestors: Senator Dave Rader and Representative Brad Boles

    Interim Studies 2023-13 and 2023-61 being run together

    1. Welcome and Opening Statement - Senator Rader

    2. Nuclear Energy as Source for Electrical Production - Background, History, and Possibilities - Ken McQueen, Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment

    3. Nuclear Energy Technology Advances - Dr. Steven Biegalski, Chair of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics Program at Georgia Institute of Technology.

    4. Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Update/Applications - Marc Nichol, Executive Director for New Reactors Nuclear Energy Institute

    5. Possible Sites for a Generator - Brian Sherrick, Vice President, Shared Services, Generation, American Electric Power

    6. A Regional Perspective - Kelly Riley, Director of Resource Planning, OG&E

    7. A Perspective from Private Industry - Adam DeMella, GE Vernova, consultant

    8. Closing Comments - Representative Boles and Senator Dahm

    Interim Study 2023-56


    Requestor: Senator Dana Prieto

    9. Opening Remarks - Senator Prieto

    10. Lyoid FussellĀ  - Co-Founder & President of Engineering at FW Consulting

    11. Jesse Webb - Engineering at FW Consulting

    12. Robert Hefner - Founder of Hashpower

    13. Charlie Spears - Founder of Nakamotor & Strategy and Founder of Luxor Tech

    14. BJ Crocker - Founder/President of BitGlobal Energy Inc.

    15. Chris RandsDell - Vice President of Oklahoma Blockchain Council and Advisor at GioDell Syndicate

    16. Storm Rund - President, Oklahoma Blockchain Council and Chief Operating Officer, Red Dirt Mining

    17. Todd Hagopian - Chief Operating Officer, Player One Energy

    18. Closing Remarks

    19. Other business